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Masoud Barzani: Gulan Revolution “was a message of no surrender”

Waar Media - 2018-05-26 18:15
WAAR-DUHOK: The prominent Kurdish leader and former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, has reiterated that the Kurds will never give up on their rights, and the struggle for freedom would continue stronger than ever. Barzani made the remarks ...

Barzani: Kurdish Struggle for Freedom Knows No Surrender

BAS News - 2018-05-26 16:04
ERBIL — The prominent Kurdish leader and former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, has reiterated that the Kurds will never give up on their rights, and the struggle for freedom would continue stronger than ever. Barzani made the remarks in a ...

HDP’s Gay Candidate Runs for Turkish Parliament

BAS News - 2018-05-26 00:07
ERBIL — The pro-Kurdish People's Democratic Party (HDP) has nominated a gay man for the upcoming Turkish parliamentary election. Hassan Attik who is also an LGBTQ rights activist is hoping to win the votes in Eskisehir electoral district on June 24’s sna ...

ڕێکخراوی چاودێری مافەکانی مرۆڤ داوا لە ئەمەریکا دەکات چەک بە بەحرەین نەفرۆشێت

Dengî Amerîka - 2018-05-25 04:24
ڕێکخراوی چاودێری مافەکانی مرۆڤ " Human Rights Watch " وتی داوای لە ئەمەریکا کردووە ئەو دوو گرێبەستی چەکەی کە بەنیازە لەگەڵ بەحرەیندا واژۆی بکات ئەنجامی نەدات بەهۆی تۆماری خراپی بەحرەینەوە لە بواری مافەکانی مرۆڤدا ...

Sentence Issued for Two Kurdish Environment Activists

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-05-25 02:01
Two Kurdish activists were sentenced to 18 months of imprisonment in total on charges of “propaganda against the regime” by Orumiyeh Revolutionary Court. The Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that, on April 25, the trial of two activ ...

KDP, PUK Delegations Meet in Baghdad, Emphasize on Unity

BAS News - 2018-05-23 13:32
ERBIL - If the Kurdish factions unite in Baghdad, they can preserve the rights of the people of Kurdistan Region as tensions can be seen among the Iraqi parties, said a Kurdish delegate in the capital of Iraq on Wednesday. As both major Kurdish parties, ...

PM Abadi Refuses to be with Repeating Elections

BAS News - 2018-05-23 13:32
ERBIL - Despite his concerns over the parliamentary election results, Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi has refused to be with a repeat for the process. "We call on the commission to be transparent and ensure the rights of the voters. It should reveal any violati ...

Iran: Landmines Killed, Wounded 14 Kurds in April, May

BAS News - 2018-05-19 14:27
ERBIL - At least 14 Kurdish people in Iran have been killed or wounded by war remnant from the Iran-Iraq war, said a monitoring group on Saturday. According to Hangaw Organization for Human Rights, 11 Kurdish civilians were injured while three more other ...

A Kurdish Poet from Khorasan Sentenced to 74 Lashes

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-05-19 02:02
A journalist and writer from Northern Khorasan was sentenced to 74 lashes for insulting the Judiciary Branch. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that Alireza Sepahi Laine, the well-known Kurdish journalist and poet from Northern Khora ...

UNAMI-HRO Launched the First Human Rights Training for NGOs in Halabja

BAS News - 2018-05-17 22:45
HALABJA (UNAMI) — Human rights activists and staff members of human rights NGOs working in Halabja Governorate have just completed a training entitled “United Nations Mechanisms for the Protection of Human Rights” delivered by the United Nations Assistan ...

Two Prisoners Hanged At Orumiyeh Central Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-05-16 02:01
Two prisoners were executed on murder charges at Orumiyeh Central Prison this morning on May 14. An informed source has told Kurdistan Human Rights Network(KHRN) that two detainees, called Khalil Aghoush, from Section 3-4) and Sohail Mir Bakhsh from youth ...

UK PM May warns Turkey's Erdogan not to lose sight of democratic values

Reuters - 2018-05-16 01:40
LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday warned Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan not to go too far in his crackdown on those believed to be behind a failed 2016 coup attempt, speaking after a meeting in London marked by human rights protes ...

Despite protests, Britain hopes to foster good ties with Turkey

Reuters - 2018-05-15 16:19
LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May will try to foster good ties with Turkey before Brexit at talks with President Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday in spite of human rights protests which threatened to cast a shadow over their meeting. ...

Iranian Court Sentences Two Kurds to Death for Murder Charges: Monitor

BAS News - 2018-05-14 10:34
ERBIL - A court in Iran sentenced on Monday morning two Kurdish people to death in Urmia city over alleged murder charges, said a monitoring group. According the Hangaw Organization for Human Rights, Khalil Agwsh was jailed since 2012, while Suhail Mirba ...

PM Barzani Calls for Unity Among Kurds as Election Ends

BAS News - 2018-05-12 21:20
ERBIL — The Prime Minister of Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani, has called on the Kurdish factions to maintain unity after Iraq’s parliamentary election. “I ask political parties of Kurdistan to form a united front in Baghdad to protect the rights of ...

Two Labor Activists Still Detained in Sanandaj

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-05-12 02:01
Two labor activists who were arrested by security forces on the International Labor Day are still being held in the Sanandaj Intelligence Detention Centre. Kurdistan Human Rights Network KHRN has been informed that on may 01 (the International Wworker’s D ...

Israel dispara misiles en Siria

Anf Spanish - 2018-05-10 06:42
El régimen sirio ha anunciado que Israel bombardeó un sector cerca de Damasco. Human Rights Watch dijo que murieron 9 soldados del régimen. ...

Week in Brief: #RaminHosseinPanahi

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-05-10 02:02
The “Week in brief” by Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) is a weekly review of the most important human rights news and developments from and about Iran’s Kurdish areas. Lawyer says Kurdish death row political prisoner faced torture, unfair trial Ahma ...

Israeli Strike in Syria Kills Eight Iranians: Monitor

BAS News - 2018-05-10 01:32
ERBIL — An Israeli strike on an Iranian military facility in Syria has killed at least eight Iranians, a monitoring group said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said that the strike, which was carried out late on Tuesday, had targeted a mil ...

The Detained Labor Activist Released on Bail

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-05-09 02:02
Osman Ismaili, a labor activist who had been arrested on International Labour day’s gathering a few days ago and transferred to a central prison in Saqqez City, was released on bail today after a few days. The Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has bee ...
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